Thought I would reblog this as I have also wrote about the importance of kindness… I try to remember at the end of the day, despite everything that has happened, kindness is king. It’s trumps money, legal fees or winning. At the end of the day, I can say I have put this at the top of my list as a virtue. And for that alone, And for that alone. I have already won.
Sounds obvious, right? Kindness is one of those basic humanistic straits that is found in each and every one of us. We crave kindness from others and we project kindness towards those around us. But how does this really affect our overall happiness?
It can be very easy to be kind to the people we know in our lives, the people we feel fond of but it can be harder to show that same level of kindness to strangers. The detachment we have towards random people we encounter can lead to us dismissing opportunities to act in a kind manner.
But studies have shown that being less selfish and more altruistic can really have a wonderful effect on our happiness and in fact, the more we show kindness to others without expectation of anything in return, actually creates a type of kindness-happiness loop – the more acts of kindness we…
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